Who wouldn’t choose happiness? No one would allow himself to be lonely when life is offering him an opportunity to live his life the best way that he can. We are born to actually to live our lives and to live it abundantly. Happiness could be elusive for most people. You can be someone who has been through a lot of suffering and disappointments and have been accustomed to expect pain and loneliness as inevitable as day and night. Because of this, we try to find happiness in the wrong places and the wrong people.
Why does it matter, anyway? Is it not enough to have the perfect job that pays a lot? Is it not okay to settle with someone who possesses great qualities but does not make you happy? Is happiness overrated?
On the contrary, happiness contributes a lot to a person’s success whatever endeavor he or she is taking. According to research, doctors who are happy tend to provide more accurate and efficient diagnoses and could give patients a sense of hope. Schools that are more focused on the emotional and social well-being of students tend to acquire more academic attainment and improve students’ behavior. Happier people contribute more to society positively and are more likely to be willing to reach out and help each other. They are more likely to do volunteer work, vote and create a healthy community.
Happiness matters so much because it is our ultimate goal in life. It might be pushed too often at the backseat but deep in our subconscious, it takes precedence over all the material things that we have. If you want to take that first step towards happiness, take note of the following strategies that could jumpstart your life:
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